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Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, May 5, 2004


USED EIGHT MONTHS: Honey-colored dining table with six chairs, chest of drawers, large night stand, lamps, stereo, solid-wood end and coffee tables. 778-0807 or 794-9921.

SWAROVSKI CRYSTAL CHANDELIER never used, antiques, Tiffany-style lamps, jewelry, watches, five-piece starter drum set, American- Indian art, kids clothes, five-piece stereo system, stereo cabinet. Great deals! 773-1103.

USED 1200-POUND Mantowoc ice machine with bin, good condition, works great, $1,650. Call Bill, 795-7411.

GIRL SCOUT COOKIES available at The Islander, assorted varieties, $3.50 box. All proceeds paid to local Girl Scout troop.

Fish tank: 150-gallon with hand-made oak cabinet, fully equipped, $1,000 or best offer. Call Bill, 795-7411.

BOOKS FOR SALE! Come visit Tingley Memorial Library, 111 Second St. N, Bradenton Beach and see our ongoing sale of books, magazines and puzzles. Open Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-3pm. 779-1208.

CAR COVER: Toyota Supra, like new, $50. Call Bill, 795-7411.

FREE DELIVERY: SEAFOOD to go. Shrimp, crabs, native fish. Delivered to your door. Call James Lee, 795-1112 or 704-8421.


MOTHER'S DAY SALE Niki's Gifts and Island Treasures. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. New shipment of sterling jewelry, 50 percent off assorted gifts, antiques 25-60 percent off. 7 days, 9:30am-5pm. 779-0729.

LONGBOAT KEY HISTORY "From Calusas to Condominiums" by Ralph B. Hunter. Signed copies available at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. 778-7978.


ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open Tuesday, Thursday, 9:30am-2pm; Saturday 9am-noon. Always 50 percent off sales rack. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 779-2733.

GARAGE SALE SATURDAY, May 8, 8am-2pm. Brass king-size headboard, microwave, small kitchen table, clothes, miscellaneous items. Herons Watch, 8639 46th Ave. Cir. W., south of Cortez on 86th Street, Bradenton.

YARD SALE FRIDAY May 7, 9am-1pm. Miscellaneous household items, bicycle built-for-two, exterior paint, e-mail machine. 8106 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, next to Haley's Motel.

HUGE YARD SALE Saturday and Sunday, May 8-9. Tiffany-style lamps, antiques, kid clothes, American Indian art, five-piece starter drum set, jewelry, watches, something for everyone. 4th Street South, Bradenton Beach.

YARD SALE SATURDAY, May 8 (rain date May 9), 8:30am-2pm. Lamps, light fixtures, rugs, glassware, bed linens and quilts, curtains, tools, framed pictures and theater posters. Collectibles - author Thomas Wolfe's writing table, $300 and more. 612 N. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria.

KEY ROYALE MOVING sale, Saturday, May 8, 8am-noon. Furniture, beds, TV, tools, miscellaneous. 618 Concord Lane, Bradenton Beach.


LOST MALE CAT, black and white, long hair, four white paws, answers to Bootsy. Lost in vicinity of 71st Street in Holmes Beach. Call 778-2515.

SEEN: GREEN blue-cap parrot, long tail. Vicinity of Westbay Point and Moorings, Holmes Beach. Call Valerie, 778-5538.


CRITTER SITTER nine years in pet care. 24 years as an Island resident. Lots of TLC for your beloved pets with in-home visits. 778-6000.

GORGEOUS ADULT CATS and other pets for adoption at Southgate Animal Hospital. References checked. 922-0774.


1990 GMC VANDURA van. Excellent workhorse or travel van. Includes four captain's chairs and fold-out queen bed. $1,800. Call 778-8470.

1990 ECONOLINE 150 VAN, cold air conditioning, has towing package. Ready for travel. Runs great. $2,000, or best offer. 778-1102.


WANT TO BUY boat slip in Holmes Beach area for 25-to-35-foot. boat. Call Larry, 778-8466.

YACHT/BOAT SITTING available 2004. Reliable, honest, retired. Time, hours, cost negotiable. Call Doug, 792-8281.


EGMONT EXPRESS CHARTERS: Seek out secret water paradise. Sunsets, back water, Egmont or custom trips. See dolphins and manatees. Call 778-7459 or 720-5470.

LET'S GO FISHING! Call Capt. Mike Heistand on the charter boat "Magic." Full or half day backwater fishing. USCG licensed. Ice, bait, tackle provided. 779-9607.


CHILD SITTER AND PET SITTER. Eighth-grade male looking for a job. Available after school and weekends. Call Zachary, 779-9783.

NEED A CHILD or pet sitter? Call one number and get connected to three wonderful sitters! Tiffany, Kari, Holly. 778-3275 or 779-0793.

BABYSITTER: RED CROSS babysitting and first-aid certified. Enjoys playing with kids. Call Alexandra, 778-5352.

SPENCER'S SKIM SCHOOL for beginners and intermediates. Free skimboard use with lessons. $10 per half-hour lesson, three lessons recommended. Local teen, team competitor. Call 778-0944.

PETSITTER, DOG WALKER, 12-year-old mother's helper, odd jobs.. Call Kendall at 779-9783 or 779-9803.


VIDEO RENTALS: Growing young business with good lease. Price will grow as business does, so now is the time to buy. Call Longview Realty at 383-6112 (confidentiality agreement required for details). $60,000.


REAL ESTATE: Tired of paying office fees? Two experienced agents needed for fast paced, high traffic Island office. Top splits, sign-on bonus. Call Wedebrock Real Estate today! "Personalized, not Franchised". Call Joe Pickett, 383-5543.

SERVERS NEEDED: All shifts. Right now great pay. Apply at Rotten Ralph's. 902 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria or call 778-3953.

DOMINO'S PIZZA now hiring part-time phone specialists. Must be at least 16 years old. Apply at 5604 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

ACE HARDWARE of Holmes Beach seeks permanent full-time and part-time cashiers and sales associate. Trades people welcome. Apply in person. 3352 E. Bay Drive.

WANTED: PART-TIME breakfast/lunch line cook. Apply in person at Minnie's Beach Cafe, 5360 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. 778-4140.

KEY ROYALE GOLF club, a drug-free workplace is looking for a part-time counter person. Apply in person or call 778-3055.

POSITION AVAILABLE for person with minimum one-year experience in the vacation rental business. Job consists of training and supporting customers using our rental management software package. Some bookkeeping experience required and ability to travel one week per month. Salary range based upon experience. $27,000-plus. E-mail resume to: (no phone contact please).

MATURE, EXPERIENCED retail salesperson for quality gift, art, antique shop. Part-time, flexible schedule, some weekends. Please reply to: Museum Shoppe, fax 779-0258, e-mail

HELP WANTED: Part-time chef/sous chef and servers. Apply at Ooh La La! Bistro, 5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

JOURNALIST: Part-time reporter sought for city beat and features writing by The Islander. Must have journalism education, experience or background relevant to government reporting. E-mail resumes to, fax 778-9392 or mail/deliver to office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach FL 34217.

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS! Would you like to meet interesting people from around the world? Are you interested in learning the history of Anna Maria Island? Get involved with the Anna Maria Island Historical Museum, 402 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. We need you! Call 778-0492.


REGISTERED NURSE AVAILABLE for private duty. Available days, evenings or weekends. Licensed and insured. References available. Call 586-4838.

ISLAND-BASED LADY has vacancy for afternoon personal-care companion. Clean and run errands. References available. Call 778-7154.

C.N.A. HOME HEALTHCARE provider. Available Monday-Friday, daytime. Call 755-1889. CPR Certified.


MAN WITH SHOVEL Plantings, natives, cabbage palms, patio gardens, trimming, clean-up, edgings, more. Hard-working and responsible. Excellent references. Edward 778-3222.

LET US DRIVE YOU! Shopping, medical appointments, airports, cruise ports. Flat rates. Sunshine Car Service. Serving the Islands. 778-5476.

COMPUTER OBEDIENCE TRAINING. Is your computer misbehaving? Certified computer service and private lessons. Special $30 per hour- free advice. 545-7508.

ISLAND PRESSURE CLEANING for great results, wash away mildew, dirt and salt. Thorough, reasonable and reliable. Free estimates, licensed and insured. 778-0944.  

CONNECT-ICON Your local computer specialist. Experienced certified technician for communication electronics offers wireless and cable networks, upgrades, maintenance, repairs, tutoring and training. Call Robert, 778-3620.

K.A.S. CLEANING: Employee owned, servicing private homes, condo, rentals and seasonal homes. Concierge services and home watch. Barefoot Estate Management, 730-5318.

McEVOY PAINTING: Frank McEvoy owner. Interior and exterior work. Free estimates. Call 750-8467 or cell, 713-1208.

COMPUTER SERVICE and repair. Training, maintenance, virus and Spyware protection. Island native. Web site: Call John Baird with Matrix PC, 708-6541.

RENTERS MOVING OUT? Get those carpets clean and have them dry in one-two hours - not days. Call Daniel Willis at 518-9489 for your free estimate.

I DON'T CUT corners, I clean corners. Affordable, dependable cleaning. Chamberlain Professional Cleaning, 778-7770. References available.

HANDYMAN SERVICES Scott Fulton, owner, Island resident. "Get the job done right." Free estimate, many references. 713-1907 cell, 778-4192 home.

DISCOVER PILATES: On-going class at Anna Maria Island Art League, 6-7pm Wednesdays, $8/class, drop-ins welcome. Call 778-2099 for information. Also at G.T. Bray Activity Center starting March 16. Call 742-5974 for information. Certified Pilates Instructor Preston Whaley Jr.

EYEDESIGN CREATIVE SERVICES. Specializing in business cards, flyers, postcards, rackcards, doorhangers, brochures, custom greeting cards, logos and design services. Phone us 778-2523.

MUSIC LESSONS! Flute, saxophone, clarinet. Beginning to advanced. Contact Koko Ray, 792-0160.

BEACH SERVICE air conditioning, heat, refrigeration. Commercial and residential service, repair and/or replacement. Serving Manatee County and the Island since 1987. For dependable, honest and personalized service, call William Eller, 795-7411. RA005052.

ANYONE CAN TAKE a picture. A professional creates a portrait. I want to be at your wedding! 778-2711.

NADIA'S EUROSAGE Relaxing, healing massage in the comfort of your home. Call today for an appointment, 795-0887. MA#0017550.

SEWING: Get your sewing alterations done fast and reliably. Hems, zippers, sleeves, waistlines, cushions, etc. Reasonably priced. Call Jenifer Catlin, 727-5873.

TILE AND MOSAIC custom installation, 20 years experience. References available. For a reasonable price call Sebastian, 704-6719.

AUTO DETAILING BY HAND Spotless inside and out. I can save you time and money. Island resident, references. For pricing call 713-5967.


CONNIE'S LANDSCAPING and Lawn Maintenance. Residential and commercial. Full-service lawn maintenance, cleanups, tree trimming, hauling, Xeriscape. Island resident. Excellent references. 778-5294.

ISLAND LAWN SPRINKLER service and repair. If it is broken, we can fix it. Free estimates. Senior discount. Call 778-2581 or 962-6238.

KARAZ LANDSCAPE Lawn Service. Mulch, clean-ups, power washing, tree trimming and more. City of Anna Maria resident. Cell 448-3857.

JR'S LANDSCAPING AND MAINTENANCE Lawns, native plants, mulching, trimming, hauling, cleanups. Island resident 25 years. Call 807-1015.

BAREFOOT LAWNS & GARDENS Providing the total TLC for your landscaping requirements. Lawns, trees, shrubs, container gardens and gardens. Design, installation and service. Call 730-5318 for free consultation.

AMERICA'S BEST LAWN Care Inc. Professional, affordable and insured. Free estimates. 224-1153.

SCOTT D'S LAWNCARE: Insured. Commercial and residential. Pressure washing. Get rid of cobwebs, surface dirt and mold. Clean decks and driveways. Call 812-2566.


PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPE DESIGN and installation. Huge selection of plants, shrubs and trees. Irrigation. Everything Under the Sun Garden Centre, 5704 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. 778-4441.

STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPING. Installations, clean-ups, pruning, irrigation, trees, edging, rip-rap, mulch, rock, patios, shell, seawall fill. Reliable and insured. 727-5066.

SHELL DELIVERED and spread. $35/yard. Hauling: all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at 795-7775, "shell phone" 720-0770.


VAN-GO PAINTING residential/commercial, interior/exterior, pressure cleaning, wallpaper. Island references. Dan or Bill, 795-5100.

JOE UNGVARSKY CONSTRUCTION Remodeling contractors. In-house plan designs. State licensed and insured. Many Island references. 778-2993. Lic# CRC 035261.

INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR PAINTING free estimates. 35-year Island resident. Call Jim Bickal at 778-1730.

CHRISTIE'S PLUMBING Island and off-Island service since 1975.  Repairs and new construction. Free estimates, no overtime charges. Now certifying back flow at water meters. (FL#RF0038118) 778-3924 or 778-4461.

OVER THIRTY YEARS craftsman experience. Interior, exterior, doors, stairs, windows and trim. Dan Michael, master carpenter. Call 778-6898 or cell, 518-3316.

TILE - TILE - TILE. All variations of ceramic tile supplied and installed. Quality workmanship, prompt, reliable, many Island references. Call Neil, 726-3077.

ROOFING REPAIRS and replacements. Remodeling, repairs, additions, screen rooms, kitchens, baths. Free estimates. Lic#CGC061519, #CCC057977, #PE0020374. Insured. Accepting MasterCard/Visa. 720-0794.

25 YEARS EXPERIENCE, highly skilled, dependable restoration/renovation expert, carpenter, fine finishing contractor. Kitchen/bathroom specialist. Repairs, painting. Paul Beauregard, 779-2294.

KEN & TINA DBA Griffin's Home Improvements Inc. Handyman, fine woodwork, countertops, cabinets and shutters. Insured and licensed, 748-4711

TILE, CARPET, LAMINATE supplied and installed. Why pay retail? Island resident, many references. Free estimates, prompt service. Steve Allen Floor Coverings. 792-1367, or 726-1802.

MASON: 27 YEARS of experience. All masonry work and repair. Cinderblock work, brick work, glass block work, paver and brick driveways. Call Chris, 795-3034. Lic.#104776. Insured.

MORENO MARBLE & TILE Installation and restoration. Quality work. Over 20 years experience. Insured. Call Javier at 685-5163 or 795-6615.

JERRY'S HOME REPAIR and Lawn Care: Light carpentry, pressure washing, handyman, plumbing and electrical, light hauling, tree trimming. Call 778-6170 or 447-2198.

$SAVE$ TILE PAINT: Professional craftsmen - if you don't call us you're paying too much! Free estimate, established 1982. 524-0088.

WINDOW SHADES, BLINDS, shutters and more. Lifetime warranty. Call Keith Barnett for a free in-home consultation. Island references, 15 years experience. 778-3526 or 730-0516.


PALM ISLAND HARBORFRONT escape. Secluded Key West-style with dock. Access by ferry. Fishing, shelling, wildlife. $125/night, $800/week. Also, Cortez cottage, $950/month, $500/week. Call 794-5980 or

SPRING, SUMMER. AUTUMN rentals available weekly, monthly, seasonal. Wedebrock Real Estate Co., 778-6665 or (800) 749-6665.

VACATION RENTALS: 2BR apartments across from beautiful beach, $375 to $500/week. Winter and spring dates available. Almost Beach Apartments, 778-2374.

VACATION & SEASONAL Private beach. Units are complete. Rates seasonally adjusted. $425-$975/week, $975-$2,975/month. (800) 977-0803 or 737-1121.  

NORTH SHORE DRIVE beachfront. Four spacious 3BR/2BA homes with all conveniences. Now booking for this season. Please call (813) 752-4235, or view Web site:

ON THE BEACH new, 2BA/2BA weekly/monthly, Bradenton Beach 778-3618 or

BEAUTIFUL TROPICAL HOUSE just converted to a two-unit property. 2BR/1BA, completely renovated and furnished. New washer/dryer, microwave. Three-minute walk to beach. Off season, $500/week $1,500/month. Call Ron, 795-2656.

VACATION RENTAL: 1BR/1BA duplex, three short blocks to beach. Phone, premium cable TV, microwave, washer/dryer, sleeps four. $1,800/month, $550/week. Call 807-5627 or e-mail:

BEACHFRONT: NORTH SHORE Drive, ground-level all-view home. Bean Point area. $3,500/month, $1,500/week. Call Tom, (559) 760-1331.

BEACHSIDE: NORTH SHORE Drive on the beach behind our house. Bean Point area. $2,500/month, $900/week. Call Tom, (559) 760-1331.

ANNA MARIA ANNUAL rental. 1BR/1BA with sun room apartment one block to Gulf and on Lake LaVista bayou. One person, nonsmoker, pet possible. Washer/dryer hookup in separate utility room. $795/month. Call 778-9158.

BAYFRONT ANNUAL RENTAL 2BR/2BA, tennis, pool, cable, water/sewer and trash included. Old Florida Realty Co., 778-3377, or Sharon 778-3730.

ANNUAL 3BR/2BA, washer/dryer hookup, $900/month; 1BR/1BA, $650/month; 2BR/1BA, washer/dryer hookup, carport, $850. No pets. Dolores Baker Realty, 778-7500.

RECENTLY REFURBISHED and nicely furnished 1BR/1BA ground-floor duplex with cheerful decor. Just three short blocks to the beach. Walking distance to shopping and restaurants in downtown Holmes Beach. Includes phone, premium cable, microwave, washer/dryer. Small pets OK. Available now and accepting reservations for 2005. Winter rates: $1,700/month, $550/week; summer rates: $500/week. E-mail: or call 807-5626.

KING BEDROOM efficiency for rent. Short-term only. Night, weekend, weekly. Private entrance, private deck. Nonsmoking, close to beach. Call 778-3433 or 773-0010.

REDUCED RENTAL during next six months of beautifully furnished 3BR/2BA pool home near Perico Causeway. Call for details, Coastal Properties Realty, 753-8709.

BAYFRONT HOUSE for rent annually. City of Anna Maria. 3BR/2BA, private beach, immaculate. $2,300/month. Call 778-3006.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA, Bradenton Beach, one block from beach. Must be clean, no pets. Call (941) 625-2889 or 276-2011.

ANNA MARIA DUPLEX 218-B Palmetto Ave. 2BR/2BA, furnished, washer/dryer, utilities, available 2005 season. $1,800/month. Call (813) 949-6891, Tampa.

ANNUAL RENTAL DUPLEX 2BR/2BA with garage. Quiet location, washer/dryer hookup. $850/month. Call Gabe, 374-5772.

WEEKLY/MONTHLY RENTALS: Condos/houses from $500/week; $1,500/month. Many Gulffront. Call SunCoast Real Estate, (800) 732-6434.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2104 Ave. B, 1BR/1BA duplex, furnished, no pets, $700/month; 211 82nd St., 2BR/2BA duplex, pet OK, $995; 640 Broadway, Longboat Key, 3BR/2BA house, pet OK, $1,200/month; Perico Island, 2BR/2BA first-floor condo, pond view, pet OK, carport. Includes water, pest, cable, $1,100/month. SunCoast Real Estate, 779-0202 or (800) 732-6434.   

WEEKLY/MONTHLY RENTALS: Condos and houses from $500/week; $1,500/month. Many Gulffront. 779-0202 or (800) 732-6434. SunCoast Real Estate,

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA triplex unit in Holmes Beach. Central heat and air, new carpet, short walk to beach. Some utilities included. Nonsmoking. $750/month. First, last and security. References required. Call 778-1193.

VACATION RENTAL: Charming 1BR/1BA, fully furnished, across from white sandy beach. Call 809-3714.

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA, steps to beach, great neighborhood, Holmes Beach. First, last, security. $875/month. 778-5482.

SEASONAL OR WEEKLY cottage-style rentals. 1BR/1BA or 2BR/1BA with pool. Walk to beach, shopping and restaurants. 778-3875. Web site

WHITE MOUNTAINS New Hampshire: Escape the Florida heat and rent our lovely townhouse, 2BR/2.5BA, swimming pool, tennis court, near several golf courses, no pets, nonsmoking. Monthly rental only. $1,800/month. Call (978) 270-6051.  

2BR/2BA ANNUAL RENTAL: Immaculate, new carpet, freshly painted, washer/dryer, dishwasher, covered parking, walk to Gulf. $825-$950/month. Move-in special. Call Island Real Estate, 778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTAL 2BR/2BA ground-level home with family room and two-car garage. Near beach in Bradenton Beach. Marina Pointe Realty Co., 779-0732.

WATERFRONT 2BR/2BA villa with dock and great view. Furnished. June thru November $800-$1,000/month. 778-2100 or 224-6521.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Perico Island, brand new 3BR/2BA waterfront home with two-car garage. Association, pool and tennis court. $1,500/month. Call An Island Place Realty Inc., 779-0733.

ANNUAL RENTAL 3BR/2BA home with garage in Holmes Beach. No pets. Call 778-7039.

RENTAL HOME: Remodeled, two blocks to beach, 3BR/2BA, spacious with fireplace, pool and outside spa, two porches, front and back, completely private, fence. Available immediately, must see. Call 773-0975.

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA, elevated, washer/dryer hookups, storage, covered parking. No pets. $800/month. Call 778-0954.

2BR/2BA ANNUAL RENTAL: Immaculate, new carpet, freshly painted, washer/dryer, dishwasher, covered parking, walk to Gulf. $825-$950/month. Move-in special. Call Island Real Estate, 778-6066.

ANNA MARIA NORTH end 3BR/2BA furnished vacation home. Available now through October. $1,600/month. (508) 944-9656. Steps to gorgeous beach.  

ANNUAL RENTALS Great move-in specials! 1BR/1BA from $630/month, most utilities included; 2BR/1BA elevated duplex, $760/month; 2BR/2BA with one-car garage, Florida room and lanai, $925/month. Island Real Estate, 778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 3BR/2BA bayfront home, $2,500/month; 3BR/2.5BA, direct bayfront home with heated pool, totally renovated, everything new, ready for immediate occupancy. Call Betsy Hills Real Estate, P.A., at 778-2291.

ARTIST'S STUDIO SUBLET available for rent May-November. Conveniently located at the Anna Maria Island Art League. Sink in studio. Bathroom, microwave on premises. $75/month. Call 778-2099.  

ANNUAL RENTALS! Island townhome, 2BR/2.5BA, across from beach with pool, $1,300/month; 3BR/1BA canal home with garage and dock, $1,200/month; 1BR/1BA San Remo condo with dock, $800/month; 2BR/2BA elevated Island duplex, $750/month. Call Cristin Curl, Wagner Realty, 778-2246.

BOOKING NOW for 2005: Perico Bay Club, one month OK. $2,500/month. Martha, RE/MAX Gulfstream Realty, 778-7777.

VACATION RENTAL Seaside Gardens. Charming 3BR/2BA with all amenities. $2,000/month. Call Liz, (305) 387-0135.

ANNUAL FURNISHED 2BR/2BA Conquistador mid-rise. Water, cable included, pool. Call Martha, RE/MAX Gulfstream Realty, 778-7777.

GULFFRONT 1BR/1BA, ground floor, full kitchen, covered porch. $650/week. 101 73rd St., Holmes Beach. Martha, ReMax Gulfstream, 778-7777.

STEPS TO BEACH Annual, unfurnished, 2BR/1BA with washer/dryer. Pets OK. $800/month. Call 778-0292.

HOLMES BEACH LARGE 2BR/2BA, den, laundry, steps to Gulf. $975/month plus electric. North Bradenton Beach, spacious 2BR/2BA, laundry, covered parking, bay views. $850/month, plus electric. 778-5412 or (585) 473-9361.

ANNUAL 1BR/1BA DUPLEX in Holmes Beach. Newly remodeled, new everything. Across from beach. Call Smith Realtors, 778-0770.

ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH duplex, nice, four rooms, 1BR/1BA, one-and-a-half blocks to beach. $800/month, plus utilities, first, last, security. 778-2651.  

SEASONAL RENTALS Anna Maria Island and Lido Key. Call Deborah Thrasher, RE/MAX Excellence, 518-7738 or e-mail

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA duplex in Holmes Beach. 800 sf. Call Smith Realtors, 778-0770.

FURNISHED UPDATED 1BR/1BA. Clean, nonsmoking, no pets. First, last, one month security. $600/month. Mature individual. 778-6511.

SUPER SAVINGS Place your reservations today! Call Duncan Real Estate, 779-0304.

SANDPIPER MOBILE: 55-plus, turnkey 1BR/1BA, recently updated. Must see inside. Steps to beach. $550/month covers it all. Office 778-1140, owner (330) 686-8765.

POINTE WEST VILLA 2BR/2BA, pet OK. $1,000/month. Call Duncan Real Estate, 779-0304.  

SAN REMO CONDO: Central air conditioning, clean, quiet. On canal and just off Bradenton Beach. $755/month. Call 447-6278 or preview at

ANNA MARIA BAYSIDE cottage. Pet friendly (with deposit), 2BR/1BA. Summertime rates: $75/day; $300/week; $1,000/month. Two-day minimum. 778-0542.

ANNUAL RENTALS 2BR/1BA house, one block to beach, $1,100/month; 3BR/2BA, pool, hot tub, one block to beach, $2,000/month. RE/MAX Excellence, Debbie Thrasher 518-7738, or e-mail:

NORTHWEST BRADENTON house. 3BR/2BA two-car garage, six month lease, $990/month. Real Estate Mart, 756-1090.

2BR/2BA TOWNHOUSE: Turnkey furnished, pool, boatslip. $650/week. Real Estate Mart, 756-1090.

BRADENTON BEACH/CORTEZ area: 1BR/1BA, fully furnished, resort style. Utilities, cable included. Shared laundry room. $950/month. First, last, security. 761-2725.

OPEN HOUSE: SANDPIPER RESORT CO-OP Inc. 55-plus community. Rent or buy shares available. Open house Saturday, May 8, noon-4pm. 2601 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. 778-1140.

LONGBOAT KEY NORTH END: Furnished 2BR/1BA house. Flexible lease, $1,200/month. Real Estate Mart, 756-1090.

SEASONAL OR WEEKLY cottage-style rentals. 1BR/1BA or 2BR/1BA with pool. Walk to beach, shopping and restaurants. 778-3875. Web site


HARBOUR LANDINGS: Lot and dock. Beautiful 12,100 sq.ft. homesite offered by owner/Realtor. Gated community in Cortez. $265,000 includes dock for boat up to 35-feet Longview Realty, 383-6112, or George Noble, 685-3372.

THREE LONGBOAT LOTS on General Harris Street, total of 1.3 acres (MOL). Offered at $400K each. Longview Realty, 383-6112.

LAGUNA YACHT VILLAGE: Tranquil waterfront community offers everything you've been looking for. Deep-water boat docks, short walk to gorgeous beaches, tropical setting and carefree living. Two brand new quality built homes with spacious floor plans and many upgrades starting at $638,500 and three homesites starting at $240,000. Call Tina Rudek or Mike Migone of Wedebrock Real Estate, 383-5543.

THE SEA OATS, 2201 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Seize the limited-time opportunity to obtain at preconstruction prices a condo in a small complex of 8 in paradise! All will have views of private beach and Gulf of Mexico from windows and balconies. Sarasota Bay to be seen from roof-top verandas. Luxury inside and out. Heated swimming/spa, glass elevator. Carports, garages. Very low maintenance. Contemporary Key West-style, 2BR/2.5BA, total sf from 1,597 to 3,146 sf $579,000 - $959,000. Open house every Sunday, noon-4pm. Contact Jane Guy, 284-5469.

LOT FOR SALE: Cleared and ready to build. This lot is two short blocks to the Gulf in the village of Anna Maria. Offered at $295,000. Call Green Real Estate, 778-0455.

WANTED: 2BR cottage on Anna Maria with room to expand, quiet street. Jay White, (952) 925-0616 or

WATERFRONT LOTS and homes between Englewood and Boca Grande. Six lots with seawalls and three ground-level waterfront homes. Deep water, no bridges, one tip lot directly on Intracoastal and bay. Your dock to the Gulf in three minutes. Last chance for affordably prices waterfront lots from $259,000; homes from $319,000. (570) 943-2516.

LOW CAJUN, LOW Cajun, Low Cajun. No not the new fad to replace the Atkins - just getting your attention about a very nice canalfront home for sale on 59th Street in Holmes Beach. 2BR/2BA with bay views. Asking $519,000. 778-4773.

ALL UNREASONABLE OFFERS refused! That's right - for the right offer you can buy this wonderful 2BR/2BA, single-car garage canalfront home. Located in Holmes Beach with bay views. Asking $519,000. 778-4773.

BAYVIEWS with room to expand. Come with this 2BR/2BA canalfront home. Single-story, one-car garage. 1,764 sf. Mature landscaping. Half-block to Holmes Beach city park, city hall, library complex. Asking $519,000. 778-4773.

DOH is what Homer Simpson said when asked if this home was a great buy. Come on by and see why. 509 59th St., Holmes Beach. Asking $519,000. 778-4773.

ANNA MARIA BEACH/BAYFRONT: Two homes on one lot. White sand beach. $1,699,000. Gabe Buky, Coldwell Banker, 374-5772.

KEY ROYALE CANALFRONT! Lovely 3BR/2BA home totally renovated with new roof. New dock and lift with no bridges to bay! Offered at $620,000. 602 Baronet Lane. 778-8590 or 720-7052.

GOLF CLUB GARDENS 3BR/2.5BA with pool, new roof, air conditioning, tile, carpet, kitchen with wood cabinets, remodeled baths, large lot includes workshop. $197,500. Sunset International Realty, 755-4489.

NORTH END 2BR/2BA near Gulf beach. Sun deck, screened porch, working fireplace, solar. $490,000. Call 778-2665.

VILLAGE GREEN 2BR/2BA, two-car garage. Fenced yard, cul-de-sac. Call 761-4404 or 504-0500. Great house! $171,000.


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